Letter to the editor of TIME Magazine Nancy Gibbs and reporter Haley Sweetland Edwards. If you would like to co-sign this editorial see below. Please do!
The cover story for the November 3rd issue of Time, The War on Teacher Tenure, sensationalizes the attempts of a few tech millionaires to take on due process policies like tenure in court. Time’s cover purposefully gives the false impression that there are many, many bad teachers
Malala Yousafszai was pulled out of chemistry class at her high school in Birmingham, England last week and told she had just won the Nobel Peace Prize. She was thrilled, humbled, grateful — and then excused herself to return to class.
If you wanted a reliable medical opinion, you would ask a doctor, not a politician or pundit. If your car needed a tune up, you’d go to a garage, not a grocery store. And if you were looking for strategies to improve your community, you would start at home!
“What they’re facing is this onslaught of tests that people are just twisting in knots, trying to hit some score on a standardized test, because if you don’t have your quota of kids that hit the cut score, someone gets punished,” Lily Eskelsen García told Fox 13 News in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Equity is a cause I have fought for all my life, since the days I taught in a Homeless Shelter School in Salt Lake City. It is the cause of my heart. I work every day—as I know many of you do—in the hope that some day every blessed child can walk into her neighborhood More…
I am on a plane, heading home for the first weekend I’ve had off in six weeks. I’m not tired. Maybe it’s the six cups of coffee I had this morning, but I’m not tired. My mind is racing with events from the Road Trip I’ve been on. It’s a classic case of “Be Careful More…
It’s back to school season! Educators and students are back in school, after many have prepared much of the summer. Families are once again preparing for an even more hectic juggling act. And with the new school year, and changing weather, comes the likelihood of sick children. While no parent plans for children to get More…
Check out Lily on Morning Joe from MSNBC. From high stakes testing, to Finland, to measuring what matters, it was all on the table.
Lily was in Illinois on September 22 for NEA’s 2014 Back to School Tour. She saw examples of great ELL and STEM programs, met with ESP members, and talked to media about Voter Registration Day. [View the story "NEA Back to School 2014: Illinois" on Storify]